January 22, 2020

Christian want answers why he was deprived of election campaign

From Richard Christian RICHARD CHRISTIAN SEEKS ANSWERS I would like to congratulate the Hon. Tara Rivers on her court case victory. She stood up to the challenge and demonstrated the leadership that made many believe in and support her. I wish her all the success in her Ministry and pray God’s blessings over her. The […]

[US] Retailers warn of slow start to back-to-school season

From Moneynews Shoppers are holding off on back-to-school shopping, and those who delay long enough might be rewarded with some steep discounts from desperate retailers. Revenue at stores open at least a year — an industry measure of a retailer’s health— rose 3.8 percent in July, the slowest pace since March, according to a preliminary […]

Offshore special – Mauritius: Sun, sea and tax

By Joanne Harris From The Lawyer The current commercial interest in Africa is having a knock-on effect in Mauritius as it becomes one of the world’s growing offshore jurisdictions Mauritius, though geographically one of the larger offshore jurisdictions, has remained off the radar for many in the offshore world. Once regarded as a key territory […]

Governor’s final inspection

An official ceremony on Wednesday, 7th August marked the departure of former Governor Duncan Taylor, CBE and his wife Beatrice. After saying goodbye to a line-up of government Ministers, officials and close friends, Mr. Taylor inspected the Royal Cayman Islands Police’s Guard of Honour before boarding their flight for the UK. Acting Governor Franz Manderson, […]

No need to worry Cayman doesn’t make top 10

This is one poll I am glad the Cayman Islands didn’t make the top 10 – It’s a poll MissTravel.com compiled and is featured in The Huffington Post. Read on: Top Ten Hurricane Season Hot Spots, According To MissTravel The Huffington Post  |  By Lisa_Mille You’d think that travelers would stay far away from the […]

Cayman judge sanctions Axiom Receivers to take action in Canada, Isle of Man and Switzerland

From OffshoreAlert by David Marchant Receivers will attempt to remove insolvency practitioner Andrew Andronikou as administrator of borrowing law firm Receivers to intervene in sale of Canadian property bought by Tim Schools apparently with funds defrauded from investors A Cayman Islands judge has authorized the Receivers of Axiom Legal Financing Fund to take legal action […]

NCB Group commences construction of Cypress Pointe North

NCB Group broke ground on Thursday, 1 August for its newest residential community — Cypress Pointe North in Crystal Harbour. Participating in the ceremony along with NCB shareholders Naul Bodden, Ian Wight and Matthew Wight were Hon Kurt Tibbetts, Minister of Planning, Lands, Agriculture, Housing & Infrastructure, Hon Moses Kirkconnell, Minister of District Administration, Tourism […]

Appointments confirmed to premier’s office

An official press release was issued to Cayman’s media on Thursday (8) confirming our announcement on August 7th that Tammie Chisholm, ex-editor of The Caymanian Compass has been appointed as the new press secretary for the premier’s office. Here is the full release: The Office of the Cayman Islands Premier is now fully staffed with […]

ICP Hedge Funds [Cayman] file for creditor protection in U.S.

By Patrick Fitzgerald, From Bankruptcy News Dow Jones & Company Ltd A pair of Cayman Islands-based hedge funds run by a former Harvard quarterback accused of defrauding clients who invested in collateralized debt obligations is seeking bankruptcy protection in the U.S. The liquidators winding down the offshore funds—ICP Strategic Credit Income Fund Ltd. and ICP […]

Maples and Calder continues support for UWC

The United World Colleges Cayman Islands National Foundation (UWC Cayman Islands) is pleased to announce a US$25,000 donation from The Maples Foundation. Each year, UWC Cayman Islands provides full scholarships for students selected to attend one of twelve prestigious UWC colleges worldwide. Since 1984, almost 70 Caymanians have studied the rigorous International Baccalaureate Diploma in […]